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This house was originally built by Jonathan E. Herrick in Twinsburg in 1845. This stone Greek Revival structure was listed on the National Register in 1974.

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Herrick was a successful farmer and father to five children with his wife Phila Clark, and he served as a township trustee. Phila died in 1889.

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Upon Jonathan’s death in 1898, the house was willed to a former employee, Anna Simmonds, who took possession in 1916.

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The house was slated for demolition in 1981, but offered to Western Reserve Historical Society provided they paid the expense of moving the massive stone home.

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It was relocated to Hale Farm and reconstructed stone by stone.

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Staff has reported that objects are being moved while the house is closed and other unexplained activity.

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There have been a few sightings of a male apparition caught for fleeting moments inside the house as well.

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